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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. swell: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. swell: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. swell: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. swell: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. swell: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. swell, swell, swell: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Swell, swell: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. swell: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. swell: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. swell: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. swell: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. swell: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. swell: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. swell: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. swell (n.), swell (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. swell: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. swell: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. S'well, Swell (band), Swell (bookbinding), Swell (disambiguation), Swell (geology), Swell (ocean), Swell: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. swell: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Swell: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. swell: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. swell: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. swell: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. swell: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. swell: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. swell: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. swell: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. swell: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. swell: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Swell: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  2. swell: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. swell: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. swell: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. swell: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. swell: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SWELL: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. swell: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. swell: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  2. SWELL: Weather Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. S.Well: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Swell: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. swell: Book Binding [home, info]
  2. swell: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  3. swell: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  4. SWELL: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  5. Swell: National Weather Service Glossary [home, info]
  6. swell: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  7. Swell: Latitude Mexico [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (swell)

noun:  a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
noun:  the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
noun:  a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
noun:  a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
verb:  expand abnormally ("The bellies of the starving children are swelling")
verb:  cause to become swollen ("The water swells the wood")
verb:  become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger ("The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son")
verb:  increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity ("The music swelled to a crescendo")
verb:  as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things ("Smoke swelled from it")
verb:  come up
adjective:  very good
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #67353)

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